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us: Kotane, Moses Mauane, 1905-1978


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    • Birth Date

        19050809
    • Death Date

        19780519
    • Birth Place

        Tamposstad (South Africa)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Moscow (Russia)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) South Africa
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Tanzania
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Voenno-politicheskai͡a akademii͡a imeni V.I. Lenina
        • Organization: (naf) African National Congress
        • Organization: (naf) South African Communist Party
    • Organization

        (naf) Voenno-politicheskai͡a akademii͡a imeni V.I. Lenina
    • Organization

        (naf) African National Congress
    • Organization

        (naf) South African Communist Party
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: African Bakers Union
    • Organization

        African Bakers Union
    • Gender

        male
  • Sources

    • found: Bunting, Brian Percy. Moses Kotane, South African revolutionary, 1998: t.p. (Moses Kotane) p. 7, etc. (Moses Mauane Kotane; b. 8-9-05; d. 1978; general-secretary, South African Communist Party, 1939-1978)
    • found: African American Studies Center, accessed February 17, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Kotane, Moses Mauane; political figure, communist, fighter against apartheid; born 09 August, 1905 in Tamposstad, South Africa; studied in Lenin School, Moscow (1931); joined the African National Congress (1928) and was elected to the national executive branch (1946); became a member of the African Bakers Union (1928); joined the South African Communist Party (1929) and its general secretary (1938); was editor of Umsebenzi newspaper; received a suspended sentence for participation in major Defiance Campaign civil disobedience movement against apartheid (1952); attended Third World summit at Bandung (1955); was charged with treason (1956); exiled in Tanzania (1963); died 19 May, 1978 in Moscow, Russia)
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